A man was charged Thursday with sparking a wildfire that raged through Sequoia National Forest recently after he drove his car off-road and ignited dead grass with the heat of his catalytic converter. Angel Gilberto Garcia-Avalos, 29, of Michoacan, Mexico, was reportedly driving off-road illegally...
A wildfire burning in the Sequoia National Forest in Kern County is expected to expand deeper into the woods Monday, its flames fueled by wind and unseasonably dry conifer trees and grass, officials said.
The wildfire burning in Sequoia National Forest has been fully contained eight days after it was reported, but some forest roads remained closed Friday.
Fire officials said Monday night that crews had made good progress battling a raging wildfire in the Sequoia National Forest, announcing that the blaze was 50% contained and that evacuations had been lifted.